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effect of the velocity of foam jets on the control and extinction of laboratory fires

D. M. Tucker

effect of the velocity of foam jets on the control and extinction of laboratory fires

by D. M. Tucker

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Published by Fire Research Station in Borehamwood .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby D. M. Tucker, D. J. Griffiths and J. G. Corrie.
SeriesFire research note -- no.918
ContributionsGriffiths, D. J., Corrie, J. G., Fire Research Station.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13965094M

• The extinction mechanisms are studied by high speed OH-PLIF images. A Nd-YAG-laser operating at nm is used to pump a tunable dye laser (Sirah Credo). The camera mounted with an external image intensifier is used at a repetition rate of 10 kHz. The Droplet size and droplet/air velocity are characterised by a commercial PDA system (DANTEC). In this work we report an experimental study dealing with the modifications of the breakup phenomena of a high-velocity jet when stressed by an electric field. We considered an arrangement consisting of a cylindrical electrode coaxial with the jet imposing an electric field at the jet exit. With this arrangement we analyzed the behavior of the electrified and Cited by: 3.

To investigate the effect of air velocity on: a. wet bulb approach b. pressure drop through the packing Procedures: 1. Prepare and start the cooling tower with according to general start-up procedures. 2. Set the system under the following conditions .   And as you know, even the Permian extinction was direct consequence of very persistent and intense volcanic activity. Mankind almost met extinct years ago after the explosion and eruption of the super volcano Toba (today region of Indonesia). The lake that fills the caldera of this ancient volcano has square km.

A new over-fire air (OFA) program is proposed for Foster Wheeler (FW) type arch-fired boiler: the OFA nozzles are setting on arches near the furnace center and emitting OFA flow into the furnace at an inclined angle. Cold airflow experiments were conducted to determine the effect of the OFA velocity on the aerodynamic field in a small-scale furnace modeled for a MWe arch-fired Cited by: 1. Yes, but that equation is not suitable for a case with air resistance. Air resistance will make the acceleration depend on the velocity rather than be constant. Since the velocity of the ball is different on the way up and the way down, the acceleration curves are .


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Effect of the velocity of foam jets on the control and extinction of laboratory fires by D. M. Tucker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rate for liquid fires increased in a tunnel compared to free-burning conditions. The tests were performed with pool fires with methanol ( m, m, m, and m in diameter) and heptane ( m in diameter).

For the two smallest pools the effect of the tunnel (with an air velocity m/s) on the mass. Start studying Chapter 16 Fire Streams. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Which type of nozzle can be used to effectively control fires in concealed spaces.

Which technique for applying Class B foam is used primarily on fires contained in diked pools around storage tanks and fires involving. The main objectives of the present work, thus, are: (a) to study the effect of velocity ratio on the mixing of confined, co-axial jets by obtaining mean velocity and turbulence intensity profiles using extensively a non-intrusive technique of laser Doppler velocimetry (LDV), and (b) to correlate the total pressure loss with the extent of by: The study considers a confined methane-oxygen diffusion flame in a 4-Lug Bolt array where oxygen is injected in the central nozzle ( mm diameter) and where methane is injected by four peripheral nozzles ( mm diameter), as shown in Fig.

diameters are established for a stoichiometric relation oxygen-methane of (Re O2 /Re CH4) in order to have the same Cited by: 1. effects of wind velocity and slope on the spread rate of non-flaming combustion have been examined [13].

Combined effects of wind velocity and slope angle on spread rate or flame length have not been determined experimentally. This paper presents experimental data from a study in which wind velocity and slope percent were varied by: All tests were conducted in the combustion laboratory of the U.S.D.A.

Forest Service Southern Forest Fire Laboratory in Macon, GA between July 24 and Aug The combustion laboratory is a room approximately m x m x 10 m tall.

A m diameter circular hood, centered in the room, exhausted the room through a m. Full text of "Manual Of Firemanship Book 1 Elements Of Combustion And Extinction " See other formats. Cite this article. Hirst, R., Farenden, P.J.

& Simmons, R.F. The extinction of fires in aircraft jet engines — Part I, small-scale simulation of by: Which of the following is a consideration when using foam for vapor suppression. () A. Water will solidify a foam blanket. The material must be above its boiling point. Water destroys and washes away foam blankets.

The film preceding a foam blanket is a reliable vapor suppressant. secondary jet velocity was kept constant and the primary jet velocity was varied to get the required jet velocity ratio. The results have been investigated for jet velocity ratios (λ) ofand The total number of elements used was MATHEMATICAL MODELLING The general form of the governing equation can be written as () + Φ.

strain rate (imposed by the reactant velocity at the exit of the burner for fixed nozzle separation). the tlow rate of reactants is controlled with mass flow controllers piloted with a computer.

The jets are surrounded by a co-flow of air with an external diameter of 50mm. The. Figure 2. (a) Double-pendulum suspension for the fiber launcher holding the fiber output port and related optics. The coordinate system is identical to that in figure 1.

A: suspension point.B: intermediate mass (first stage) with passive damper.C: fiber launcher (final stage) with recoil mass. D: HP 3-axis heterodyne interferometer and end mirror attached on a very light mass. dominated the jet velocity gradually as one moves away from the source.

The jets may also be issued at an angle for generating vortices in a longitudinal flow. On this subject, Küpper [2] used two numerical models to explain the control of boundary layer phenomena and heat transfer at the entrance of the reactors. Covers: (1) A strategy to calculate required delivery rates of compressed air foam to extinguish structural fires.

(2) Safety considerations when using CAFS. (3) Procedures for effective hose handling and line advancement when using CAFS during fire combat.

(4) Tactical changes required when applying CAFS finished-foam. empirically. In this study, an in vivo canine model was used to evaluate the effect of gas density on glottal vibration by comparing phonation with air and helium.

With gas flow and nerve stimulation held constant, phonation with helium resulted in an increased exit jet particle velocity for helium (45 m/s) compared to air (34 m/s).

UltraFine Water Mist Extinction Dynamics of a Co-Flow Diffusion Flame. pression and extinction of fires using UFM. The effect of droplet size.

Increased air velocity is a frequently used method to reduce heat stress of farm animals housed in warm conditions. The main reason why the method works is.

The local properties of flow as spray droplet dispersion, size, velocity and the carrier phase velocity are obtained by Phase Doppler Anemometry (PDA) and by Particle Tracking Velocity (PTV).

High Speed OH-PLIF (HS-OH-PLIF) is used to time-resolve the flame dynamics and in particular the transient phenomena as local extinction. Nozzle geometry, which influences combustion gas dynamics and, therefore, sprayed particle behavior, is one of the most important parameters in the high-velocity oxygen-fuel (HVOF) thermal spray process.

The nozzle geometry is also important in the cold spray method. The gas flows in the entrance convergent section of the nozzle exhibit a relatively higher Cited by: The escape velocity is the same, it's just that you start with some of that velocity already.

Also note that escape velocity is the same in all directions. It doesn't matter whether you fly directly away from Earth or tangentially to the surface. That's why you get to use all of that tangential rotational velocity towards achieving escape velocity. 1. J Wash Acad Sci. Nov 15;37(11) The effect of particle size and velocity of movement of DDT aerosols in a wind tunnel on the mortality of by:   Abstract The velocity field in supercritical (choked and underexpanded) jets over the pressure range 2 to 75 bar has been studied using hot film anemometry.

At these pressures the jet expands immediately downstream of the nozzle in order to equilibrate with ambient conditions. The behaviour of such jets is shown to be quantitatively similar to classical free jets Cited by:   "An approximate method for determining the convective cooling requirement in the laminar boundary-layer region of a body of revolution in high-speed flight was developed and applied to an example body.

The cooling requirement for the example body was determined as a function of Mach number, altitude, size, and a surface-temperature parameter. The maximum Cited by: 3.